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Reparations

Reparations

Keris Salmon Reparations 2021 Handmade india ink on found Jim Crow-era checks

Enslaved Africans carried the knowledge of indigo cultivation to the Colonies, and in the 1700s, the profits from indigo outpaced those of sugar and cotton. “At the time of the America revolution, the dollar had no strength, and indigo cakes were used as currency,” McKinley says.
12 x 11 ⅜ inches

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